USHL Alumni Voices: Matt Read
Friday June 8, 2012
Matt Read led all NHL rookies with 24 goals this season for the Philadelphia Flyers. (photo by Getty Images)
Philadelphia Flyers forward Matt Read reflects on his time in the USHL with the Des Moines Buccaneers during the 2006-07 season. He led the Bucs with 28 goals that season before going off to a four-year collegiate career at Bemidji State University. He signed a NHL contract following his senior season and led all NHL rookies this season with 24 goals.
USHL stats - Matt Read
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Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 10th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2011-12. With 28 picks during the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, 13 NHL draftees on its rosters this season, and over 250 players already committed to NCAA Division I schools this season, the USHL is emerging as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent. For more information, visit us on the web at www.USHL.com or visit the League’s multiple social media platforms, including Facebook (www.facebook.com/ushlhockey), twitter (www.twitter.com/ushl), and YouTube (www.youtube.com/ushlinteractive). Fans can also watch USHL action online all season long, live or on-demand via FASTHockey (ushl.fasthockey.com)
It’s not just hockey. It’s the USHL.